Health Ministry advises Central Ministries, PSUs to dedicate their hospital beds for Covid management
The ministry stated that this has been done as a significant measure to substantially augment the hospital infrastructure for effective clinical management of severe COVID-19 patients. The ministry s
The Union Health Ministry had issued regulatory pathways for foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines according to which the CDSCO has prepared detailed guidelines.
The statewide data for vaccination, which started on January 16 in Maharashtra as part of a nationwide drive, is till April 8, the department said in a statement.
No plan to stop train services, numbers will be increased on demand: Railway board chairman on Covid surge
The Railway Board chairman also ruled out the need for a COVID-negative certificate to travel by train.
This is for the first time that Maharashtra is going through such 'worst situation', the Mayor said, and held the Union government responsible for it.
Similary, the Ghaziabad district administration has also announced night curfew from 10.00 pm to 5.00 am from tonight.
Ex-Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said that the state government should pay attention to the availability of remdesivir, as instances of black marketing had been reported last year.
NCP slams Centre for adopting 'lackadaisical attitude' towards Maharashtra despite 'vaccine shortage'
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan refuted the state government's claims, terming them as 'utterly baseless' and blamed the latter for its failure to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.
Maharashtra Health Department said that Pune has 70,851 active COVID-19 cases and the city has reported 8,373 deaths and 4,74,141 recoveries till now.
State Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the government had received complaints that these two laboratories were issuing fake COVID-19 negative certificates.
At all public and private sector centres: Covid vaccination throughout April, including gazetted holidays
The Centre wrote to all states and union territories and asked them to make necessary arrangements for this, the Union Health Ministry said.
However, IT companies, restaurants, chemist shops, offices related to emergency services, wedding ceremonies, transportation, travellers will be exempted from the night curfew.
Besides the two international bridges, rapid antigen tests have also been started at Udiyari bend, Panar bridge and Aincholi village which are the other entry points for people from Nepal.
Some schools, which have already completed their practical exams in the past week, said that sensitising students and their families was the most important part of the process.
According to sources, when one of the student tested positive, swab samples from all other students in the college were taken.